Nagra (National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste) is the Swiss technical competence centre in the field of deep geological disposal of radioactive waste.

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Construction work begins for the deep borehole in Bülach


Construction of the drill site in Bülach has begun. Actual drilling work will follow at the beginning of 2019.

Financial contributions and donations made by Nagra in 2017


Every year, Nagra publishes information on its financial contributions and donations to third parties.

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What exactly is radioactivity and how can we protect ourselves from it? (subtitles in english)

What exactly is radioactivity? How can we protect ourselves from radioactivity? We hear these questions very often at trade fairs or school events. Answers to this can be found in our new animated explanatory film on "radioactivity". Learn more about the different types and sources of radiation in three minutes.

More information on the disposal of radioactive waste can be found on our blog:

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